National Water Sports Centre Accommodation | Stay In Carrum

Looking to spend some time water skiing at the National Watersports Centre In Carrum? You’re going to need to find some good accommodation or otherwise set yourself up for some camping. In this post, we explore your best options when spending some time in Carrum.   Frankston Motel   Frankston is a short drive from the National Watersports Centre, and there you’ll find a suitable hotel. At Frankston Motel on…

Lower Glenelg National Park

Address: Princes Hwy, Winnap VIC 3304 Lower Glenelg National Park, 27,300 hectares in area, is situated in the south-western corner of Victoria. The Glenelg River is the central feature. Along the last part of its winding 400 kilometre path to the sea the river has carved a spectacular gorge up to 50 metres deep through limestone. River erosion and the action of rainwater have created a remarkable cave. The rich…

Little Desert National Park

Address: Western Hwy, Dimboola VIC 3414 The Little Desert National Park is situated 375 km north-west of Melbourne. The three blocks of the park have a rainfall range of 400 mm per year in the north-east to 600 mm in the south-west. The range of soil types causes marked differences in vegetation across the areas. Here in the Little Desert – a desert in name only – you can discover…

Lind National Park

Address: Princes Hwy, Tonghi Creek VIC 3890 The small area of Lind National Park protects a suprising number of forest types including significant areas of Warm Temperate Rainforest. The picnic facilities allow visitors to take a break and enjoy the refreshing smell of the river which grow along Euchre Creek. There are picnic tables,a fireplace and a toilet at Growler Creek. The park has a gold mining history centred around…

Lake Eildon National Park

Address: Goulburn Valley Highway, Eildon VIC 3713 Phone: (03) 8627 4700 Lake Eildon National Park is in the northern foothills of Victoria’s Central Highlands, 150 km north-east of Melbourne. Situated on the shores of Lake Eildon, the park protects 27,750 ha of rugged hills with open woodlands through to dense forest. It is very scenic, and offers the opportunity to experience an array of wildlife, natural and historic features and…

Kinglake National Park

Only 65 km north of Melbourne, this 21,600 hectare park lies on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range. Scenic lookouts offer dramatic views of the Melbourne skyline, Port Phillip Bay, the Yarra Valley and across to the You Yangs. Forests, fern gullies and waterfalls are among the other attractions.

Hattah-Kulkyne National Park

Hattah-Kulkyne National Park protects an area of 48,000 hectares 580 kilometres north-west of Melbourne. It lies in typical mallee country with extensive low scrub and open native pine woodland. Superbly adapted birds, animals and vegetation thrive in the poor, sandy soils and searing summers. Hattah-Kulkyne is special because of the flow of permanent water in the nearby Murray River and the freshwater Hattah Lakes seasonally filled by creeks connected to…

Great Otway National Park

The Great Otway National Park incorporates the former Otway National Park and Angahook-Lorne, Carlisle and Melba Gully State Parks, as well as areas of State forest and other Crown land. The new national park covers 103,000 hectares, an increase in park area of more than 60,000 hectares. This park represents all that is special about the Otways: the tall wet forests, ancient rainforests, the drier forests of the inland slopes…

Grampians National Park

Address: Victoria Phone: (03) 5361 4000 The Grampians National Park is one of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations. Renowned for its breathtaking rocky views, rich Aboriginal culture, European heritage and stunning spring wildflower displays, there is plenty to see and do in this rugged ancient landscape. Declared in 1984, the 170,000 hectare National park is home to a rich diversity of plants and animals, many of which are endemic to…

French Island National Park

French Island National Park is a true paradise. Accessible only by 30 minute passenger ferry ride, French Island is a haven of peace and serenity. The 11,100ha park contains environments ranging from mangrove saltmarsh areas to open woodlands and plays home to an equally diverse range of wildlife.